Masia Freixa, Terrassa

Masia Freixa is situated in the Parc de Sant Jordi, a short walk from Terrassa Rambla. Originally designed as a textile factory in 1896, between 1907 and 1910 the building was converted into the family residence of the industrialist Josep Freixa. The reform was led by the modernist architect Lluís Muncunill i Parellada. The building has a … Read more

Alvar Aalto: Organic Architecture, Art and Design

Above: Alvar Aalto a bord del seu vaixell Nemo Propheta in Patria, dècada del 1960 © Schildt Foundation. Foto: Göran Schildt Alvar Aalto (1898-1976) was the most important Finnish architect of his generation and a leading proponent of a human-centred modernism. La Caixa Foundation together with the Vitra Design Museum (Weil am Rhein, Germany) and the … Read more

Mercat del Born

The Mercat Del Born

After twelve years of renovation and an investment of €84 million, the Mercat del Born has reopened to house the Born Cultural Center.